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INSA Signs Eutelsat Capacity for TV Platform in Ethiopia

Interlink between urban and rural development
Bereket Gebru 05-10-17 - Speeding up rural development is vital for urban development. A stronger purchasing power for 85% of the population, farmers, creates a bigger market for small to large enterprises.

How Ethiopia's flagship textile and apparel park is taking shape
The Hawassa Industrial Park (HIP) – the flagship facility in the government's vision to grow Ethiopia production hub and a blueprint for similar parks across the country – is taking shape, as juststyle's managing editor Leonie Barrie found on a recent visit.Leading the Ethiopian government's longterm vision for economic growth that taps into the country's huge potential workforce and low labour costs...
An Epic milestone for apparel made in Ethiopia

Wolrd Leaders Testament on Dr Tedros Achievements

Dr Tedros is a very well known former Ethiopian government official. He has served as Health Minister  and Foreign Minister before becoming a candidate for WHO. The following are few quotes from two former presidents of the United States of America as well as a former  British high official... More

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Ethiopia
T. Desta May 08, 2017 - he United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid bin Ra'ad Zeid Al Hussein, made a three-day official visit to Ethiopia this week (May 2-4). He came at the invitation of the Government and during his visit, he met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn;Foreign Minister, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu...

RSADO regarding the indiscriminate airstrike on the Red Sea Afar civilians
RASDO 05-09-17 - Rasdo is strongly outraged by the series of deliberate deadly aerial attacks on a Red Sea Afar Civilian fishing boats inside Eritrean territorial water by UAE forces stationed in Assab...

Critical Mind for Critical Times
Amen Teferi 05-09-17 - The theme of this year's world press freedom day astutely fits both Ethiopia’s and the world’s situations. “Critical Mind for Critical Times: Media's role in advancing peaceful just and inclusive societies was the theme of the 2017 World Press Freedom Day

Mauritius Is The Fastest Growing Wealth Market In Africa, Ethiopia Second
As part of the just released ‘AfrAsia Bank Africa 2017 Wealth Report’ published by New World Wealth in association with AfrAsia Bank, we reviewed the fastest growing wealth markets in Africa.

Indonesian textile industry facing competition from Ethiopia
The government's effort to lure textile manufacturers away from China to the archipelago is facing a rising threat from East African country Ethiopia, which is offering companies a competitive cost structure.

ራዕይ 2020
ስሜነህ 05-08-17

Illusion or Reality: Is the town of Adwa growing in Leaps and bounds?
Professor Asayehgn Desta 05-07-17 - On March 1, 1896 Ethiopian patriots achieved an unprecedented triumph against Italy’s aggressive colonization at the Battle of Adwa. It is exciting to know that the honorable Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Ato Haile Mariam Desalgne has laid down a commemorative monument dedicated ..

ሚዲያውን የማጎልበት ስራ !!
ይነበብ ይግለጡ 05-08-17

Manufacturing in Mekelle signaling environmental concerns
Mulumar Kiros  May 7, 2017 - I had the pleasure of travelling to Mekelle, the seat of the Tigray Regional State, last week and the Southern Zone of the region on a five-day fieldwork assignment. Before landing at Ras Alula Aba Nega Airport, I glanced down at the northern star only to get astonished ...

A New Dam on the Nile Reveals Threats from Warming
If countries don’t actively reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, rainfall patterns over the Nile could change drastically, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change.The study finds that countries in the basin might need to build more storage capacity—dams, essentially—to deal with the increase in flow and variability... Here is a perfect scientific study that helps Ethiopia's case for a win-win solution yet Egyptian stooges passing as experts are spinning the issue to favor Egypt! Sad!(Tizibit Nuw Terfu!)

In Ethiopia, UN rights chief urges authorities for greater freedoms; space for critical voices
4 May 2017 – Speaking to the press during his mission to Ethiopia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights today highlighted the need for greater and freer civic space, with “broader latitude for the contributions of critical or dissenting views” to decision-making in the country.

Note from our reader:- I am not a constitutional expert... Nevertheless, in order to invoke discussion on this issue, it is appropriate to read a recent article, which appeared in Foreign Affairs... how-america-lost-faith-in-expertise-and-why-thats-a-giant-problem ... In my humble opinion, AA belongs to all Ethiopians and one nationality shouldn’t have an exclusive right. For example, the Australian Capital Territory can be used as a case study ... Australian_Capital_Territory or close to Africa is Abuja was built in 1980 ... Abuja
Some countries do have multiple capitals and this option should be also be open for discussion ... List_of_countries_with_multiple_capitals

Gov’t denies draft papers on Oromia, Addis Ababa relationship
A draft proclamation and a concept paper regarding Oromia's special interest in Addis Ababa surfaced online last weekend. HornAffairs published the draft proclamation and a summary at the time. We have now also published the concept paper as a matter of record. [Denying the draft exist on technical terms will not solve the perceived issue at hand! This draft, if it has passed its initial concept stage, must be discussed in a transparent manner going forward so extremist will not hijack it similar to the Addis Master Plan!The govt needs to handle this matter with care. Hiding or imposing the law at the end will not be helpful! Oromia regional has the right to request a law be enacted to regulate its interest in Addis and surroundings and the Federal govt must make sure the law is constitutional and does not infringe on other peoples and nations and nationalities rights! ]
Thanks Horn Affairs for publishing the Study Paper.

Ethiopia sets its sights on $30bn apparel exports
Ethiopia is raising the bar on its garment and textile ambitions, targeting exports worth $30bn by 2025: a huge goal for a country whose annual shipments currently sit at just $115m. Speaking for the first time about the plans, Dr Arkebe Oqubay, a minister and special advisor to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, shares...

Drought mitigation: Lessons from Ethiopia
Ethiopia, at the forefront of preventing and reducing drought risks, offers lessons to prepare for future challenges, writes the Embassy of to the EU. is one of several African states in the Horn of Africa and East Africa suffering from drought, but has more resources and infrastructure to cope than many.

Gemechu Tussa 05-03-17
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    Bereket Gebru 05-0217
  • Exercising our opinions – a constitutional right
    Taye Kebede 05-02-17
  • Some Views on Contemporary Problems
    Tadele Abraham May 2, 2017
  • A Week in the Horn 28.4.2017
    MoFA May 02, 2017
  • Have Your Say!: Draft Proclamation to govern Oromia Benefits in Addis Ababa
    aigaforum may 2017
  • Ethiopian Airlines in cooperation with the Airbus Foundation and partners fly relief goods to Ethiopia
    Addis Ababa, 2 May 2017
  • Self-corrective system
    Desta Hailu 05-02-17
  • Visiting Assafa Endeshaw article “revisit” of Nationalism in Ethiopia
    Tilahun Afessa April 30, 2017
  • The Case for the Reform of the Ethiopic Script
    Three Qua 04-30-17

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